Our orthopaedics team treats each joint condition, spinal disorder and sports injury with a personalized approach.

Marilyn, a hip replacement patient, dancing.

One Dancer's Journey

A competitive ballroom dancer for years, Marilyn worried the pain from her arthritic hip would force her to give up dancing.

Watch Marilyn's Story

Programs and Services

Penn Musculoskeletal Center

With the opening of the Penn Musculoskeletal Center, a whole new way of delivering orthopaedic care has arrived.

Foot and Ankle

Our orthopaedists use a multidisciplinary approach and the latest surgical techniques for all types of foot and ankle injuries and disorders.

Hand Transplant

Penn Medicine is one of the few programs in the world that performs this sophisticated type of surgery.

Hand and Wrist

We treat the full spectrum of hand and wrist disorders including carpal tunnel syndrome and complex fractures.

Joint Replacement

We take a whole-body approach to joint replacement, and understand you need to get back to your life in motion. 


Penn Neuro-orthopedics offers the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment for conditions like brain injury and stroke.

Orthopaedic Oncology

We provide comprehensive care for patients who have musculoskeletal tumors. 

Shoulder and Elbow

Our shoulder and elbow specialists treat people who have shoulder or elbow injuries or problems such as arthritis. 

Orthopaedic Spine

Treating a wide range of back and neck pain from spinal cord injuries, scoliosis, herniated discs, and spine deformities.

Sports Medicine

We know you want to get back to your favorite activities. Learn about our unique approach to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Center for the Female Athlete

The Penn Center for the Female Athlete at Penn Medicine specifically focuses on treating the bone, muscle and joint conditions of physically active women.

Penn Cartilage Center

The Penn Center for Advanced Cartilage Repair and Osteochondritis Dissecans Treatment is dedicated to cartilage repair and osteochondritis dissecans (OCD).

Trauma and Fracture

Our team specializes in treating bones, joints and soft tissue following a traumatic event.

Patient Stories

Stories of patients who Penn Medicine has helped get back to a life in motion

From Our Blog

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Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Blog

Keep up-to-date on the latest advancements in the musculoskeletal field, including bone and joint treatments, advanced joint diseases and arthritis care, and other updates from experts at Penn Medicine. These resources will help to get you back to a life in motion— offering tips to manage pain found in your joints, muscles or bones.

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